Building permit values increased in March, with 97 approved permits valued at $13 million, compared with 67 permits issued in March 2020 worth $5.6 million.
April 2021 News Archive
Yesterday, the provincial government announced changes to current public health restrictions in light of a recent rise in COVID-19 cases and variant cases.
At tonight's meeting, City Council resolved to support the continuation of an interim shelter and directed administration to find a new location in collaboration with the Province and service providers.
The City is considering adding on-demand transit to Red Deer Transit’s suite of services and is looking for the public to weigh in.
Council to consider Tax Rate Bylaw and economic initiatives and incentives at Monday’s Council meeting
Property tax payment assistance and other economic development initiatives and incentives are on the agenda for Monday’s City Council meeting with Council considering resolutions that acknowledge the current realities faced by local businesses, property ow
“It is a sad and historic day, as we join the Commonwealth and the world in mourning the loss of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh.
Summer patios are popping up throughout Red Deer as an extension to seating areas at local restaurants.
A small number of trees will be removed from an area on the north side of the G.H. Dawe Community Centre in preparation for the development of a new right-in, right-out off of 67 Street.
At today’s regular City Council meeting, Council gave first reading to an updated Community Standards Bylaw No. 3669/2021.
Tonight, City Council was presented with economic development initiatives and incentives that acknowledge the current financial realities faced by local businesses, property owners and the community as a whole amidst the continued pandemic...
Red Deer City Council approved the tax rate bylaw with a zero per cent municipal increase and reduced property tax penalties for the next three years in anticipation of continued economic challenges for Red Deer property owners.
Residential street sweeping will begin on April 25, as crews will complete sweeping medians and boulevards throughout the city on April 22.
EL&P crews are busy responding to a pole fire on the west side of Highway 2, south of the Sports Hall of Fame.
This year's Federal Government budget is the first in two years and identifies focus areas of: COVID-19 relief programs, the economy, business resilience, affordable housing and infrastructure funding; however, The City awaits further detail on how much Fe
A new agreement between Westerner Park and The City of Red Deer will be considered by City Council at a Special Meeting on April 22 with the goal to ensure financial and operating stability for Westerner Park
“The rising number of cases of COVID-19 in our community and in our province is affecting us all, and although we are pandemic weary we need to continue to be diligent in ensuring we limit the spread of the virus.
“It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of Don Holloway, Red Deer’s 2020 Honorary Senior Citizen of the year and one of our city’s last known living veterans of the Korean War.
With Red Deer nearing its highest number of COVID-19 cases since the pandemic was originally declared in March 2020, The City of Red Deer is reminding citizens to protect themselves and others by following provincial health guidelines and restrictions.
At today’s meeting, City Council tabled administration’s recommendations surrounding the financial support and agreement for Westerner Park pending further information.
In collaboration with Red Deer RCMP and other community partners, The City is seeing success just a few months after implementing its new Social Diversion Team.
Today, City Council approved the new Red Deer Major Event Strategy and Destination Development Framework with a goal to see Red Deer as a top major event destination among mid-sized Canadian cities by 2030
At today’s regular City Council meeting, Council gave second and third reading to an updated Community Standards Bylaw No. 3669/2021.
Red Deerians are once again invited to participate in The City’s outdoor fitness classes, starting May 4 at Setters Place at Great Chief Park.
Starting Monday, May 3, a portion of the south bank trail from Taylor Drive to the CPR Pedestrian Bridge, adjacent to the Water Treatment Plant, will close temporarily for construction.
At the Council meeting today, administration will present recommendations to extend the ability for the interim shelter to operate at Cannery Row.
Mayor Veer statement on Provincial Government’s “Alberta 2030: Building Skills for Jobs” released today
“Earlier today, the Government of Alberta released the “Alberta 2030: Building Skills for Jobs” 10-year strategy for post-secondary education.
Council passed first reading to amend Land Use Bylaw 3357/M-2021 tonight to extend the ability for the interim shelter to continue operating at Cannery Row until May 31, 2022.
There are two Special Red Deer City Council meetings scheduled for next week on Monday, May 3, 2021 and Tuesday, May 4, 2021.
The City is once again closing its indoor recreation facilities following targeted public health restrictions implemented by the Province in light of the continued rise in COVID-19 cases and variants of concern.
I hope you are all doing well and are keeping safe during this challenging time.